Friday April 19, 2024

Orthodox Good Friday 2016

Vespers of Good Friday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral Toronto, Canada.
April 2016
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April Fools Day
Friday April 1
-8 years -18 days
or -2940 days


Earth Day
Friday April 22
-7 years, -11 months, -27 days
or -2919 days


Orthodox Good Friday
Friday April 29
-7 years, -11 months, -20 days
or -2912 days


Orthodox Good Friday for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, April 29th.

Orthodox Good Friday also called Great Friday and Holy Friday or just Great Friday is a day of remembrance of Jesus's death on the cross.

Orthodox Christian versus Christian Dates

Orthodox holidays follow the Julian calendar which generally has Orthodox Christian holidays following behind Christian (Gregorian calendar) holidays. Both calculate Easter and hence Good Friday (two days before Easter) according to the Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. but Orthodox Christians use the Julian calendar while Christians use the Gregorian calendar to calculate the date each year. The date of Easter is calculated based on the phases of the moon and the spring equinox.

Days to Orthodox Good Friday 2016

Friday, April 29th is day number 120 of the 2016 calendar year with -7 years, -11 months, -20 days until Orthodox Good Friday 2016.

Orthodox Good Friday
Name(s):Orthodox Good Friday, Great Friday, Holy Friday
Type:Observance, Orthodox Christian
When:Friday before Orthodox Easter

Dates for Orhtodox Good Friday

HolidayDateDays to Go
Orhtodox Good Friday 2023 Friday, April 14, 2023 -371
Orhtodox Good Friday 2024 Friday, May 03, 2024 14
Orhtodox Good Friday 2025 Friday, April 18, 2025 364
Orhtodox Good Friday 2026 Friday, April 10, 2026 721
Orhtodox Good Friday 2027 Friday, April 30, 2027 1106
Orhtodox Good Friday 2028 Friday, April 14, 2028 1456